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A 5 year old 11.9 megapixel 1 video camera with poor features
11.9MP 1/2.3" Yes 83g Dec 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Sony HDR-AS30VE Review

With mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-AS30VE number 580 across all camcorders.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder is missing some features:
Only 1" optical sensor size

Sony HDR-AS30VE Video Reviews

Sony HDR-AS30VE In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 6,121 expert and user reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its video cameras. Sony also has very good ratings specifically within its camcorders range. 88% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-AS30VE of 11.9MP is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-AS30VE is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Very Light

The weight of the Sony HDR-AS30VE of only 83g is quite light compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 10% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the HDR-AS30VE in December 2012.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdras30vecen
Barcodes 04905524945027

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